Synopses & Reviews
A Broken Flute: The Native Experience in Books for Children is a companion to its predecessor published by Oyate, Through Indian Eyes: The Native Experience in Books for Children. A compilation of work by Native parents, children, educators, poets and writers, A Broken Flute contains, from a Native perspective, 'living stories,' essays, poetry, and hundreds of reviews of 'children's books about Indians.' It's an indispensable volume for anyone interested in presenting honest materials by and about indigenous peoples to children.
A Broken Flute is a book of reviews, critically evaluating childrens books about Native Americans, along with stories, essays, and poems from its contributors. This book will be a valuable resource for community and educational organizations, and a key reference for public and school libraries, and Native American collections.